Dual Immersion Academy's preschool program is committed to providing a high quality environment in which young children learn through discovery and play. We strive to offer a balance of child-initiated and teacher-directed experiences to help students become kindergarten ready and develop skills that will enable them to become life long learners. Students range from 3 years of age to 5 years and must be be toilet trained. In order to enter the program, students must be 3 years of age before the 1st of September.
The Utah Early Childhood Core Standards are taught in both Spanish and English through the application of DIA's 90:10 language immersion model. Students develop core concepts in Spanish while also practicing English language skills. DIA's preschool curricula consists of six basic content areas:
- Language Arts
- Mathematical Literacy
- Approaches to Learning and Science
- Social Emotional & Social Studies
- Creative Arts
- Physical Health & Safety
Weekly participation in art, music, and physical education programs offer students continuous skill development through participation in a creative and abstract curriculum.
Preschool follow's DIA's traditional school calendar and offers full day instruction. Students attend:
Monday thru Thursday from 8:15 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Friday from 8:15 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Students are welcome to arrive when doors open at 7:30 a.m. Free breakfast is served fresh, daily in our cafeteria.
DIA's preschool functions as an independent and private preschool. Tuition completely funds your student's education, as well as accounts for breakfast, lunch, and snacks provided by the school.
Monthly cost for DIA's full time preschool program amounts to $500 total. Tuition is to be paid on the first of every month and remains the same throughout the school year.